By KEN RITTER
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Coaches and players from California and Brigham Young had their game faces on despite the showgirls at a casino sports bar Thursday, telling the media that as long as distractions don't get in the way their Las Vegas Bowl matchup should be a good one. "We know it will take our best game," said BYU quarterback John Beck, a junior who led the Mountain West Conference in passing while guiding the Cougars to a 6-5 overall record and a 5-3 second-place conference finish. "It's going to be a great bowl game."
Brigham Young coach Bronco Mendenhall said he planned to rely on the maturity of his players - including 29 seniors, 32 married players and 62 who have completed Mormon missions - as well as a boost from BYU fans expected to make the 340-mile trip from